Harvey Lewis Johnson

June 26, 1936 ‒ February 05, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Harvey Lewis Johnson, 83, of Delaware passed away Wednesday evening, February 5, 2020 in the emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 26, 1936 in Delaware to the late Allen and Letha Mae (Woods) Johnson. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1954 – 1956.

Harvey worked for Anheuser-Busch in Columbus, retiring after 21 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting when younger and especially enjoyed traveling to Florida to fish.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Ann (Golden); sons, Bill of Galena and Richard of Delaware; daughter, Susie Jones of Delaware; grandchildren, Patrick Jones, Danielle Johnson Perry, and Ryan Johnson; great-grandson, Rhettington Perry; brother, Samuel Johnson of Michigan; sisters, Cora Gordon of Michigan and Hazel Shankel of Texas; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Harvey was preceded in death by 2 brothers, 1 sister, 3 half-brothers, and 1 half-sister.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 11:00 am at Cheshire Cemetery with his nephew, John Johnson officiating and the Delaware County Veterans Association providing military honors.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

To share a fond memory of Harvey or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • The whole Beckwith family is sending our deepest condolences. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time.
    The Beckwiths

  • he was my great uncle and he was great. he always had a hug, a joke, a smile and a snack for me. he was a good man and will be deeply missed. my love to all of our family.

  • Mrs. Johnson, I am so sorry to hear of Harvey’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • The Palmers are sending our deepest condolences. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time. Bill and Cathy

  • To a brother and brother-in-law you are now with God. Our prayers to Mary and her family. Sam and Diane Johnson and family

  • For a wonderful man who opened his arms & heart to a virtual stranger… I’m so glad for the little time we had to get to know each other. God be with you all.


    • Hope you are feeling better. Thank you for the wonderful words. I am glad we got to k
      now you and your family

  • Mary and family,
    Great neighbors we grew up with. Prayers of comfort and peace for all of you during this time.

  • Dear Mary Ann, Susie, Bill and
    Richard and families. I was sooo sorry to hear this. John died last summer and it leaves a bigger loss than you were ready for, Thinking of you all with love.

  • I am so sorry maryann Bill Richard in Susie desecrate uncle he’s going to be greatly missed I’m so glad I did get down there to see him when I did rest in peace Uncle Harvey I love you

  • It was so nice to speak with you today. Probably one of my fondest memories of Uncle Harvey is when you all visited Steve and me. I served him a cup of coffee and didn’t realize my coffee was very weak. From then on he always asked me each time I saw him “did you ever learn to make coffee?” He will be greatly missed. Steve and I send You all love and prayers at this difficult time.


  • Dear Mary, Bill, Susie, and Richard,
    It is so sad to loose a family member. You all gave him a good life and lots of happiness.
    I know it’s a very sad time for you know. RIP my brother. Love, Hazel Johnson Shankel.

  • Mary and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Harvey’s passing. My heart goes out to you, Susie and the boys. Please know my prayers are with you all and you are in my thoughts.
    Take Care.